Area Basketball ScoresTuesday (12-18)Boys ScoresBatesville 60 Union County 44Lawrenceburg 57 Taylor 46Connersville 53 Greenfield 51Morristown 64 SW-Shelby 34Batesville JV defeated Union County 46-41. Batesville Scoring- Thomas Raver 11, Jacob Deutsch 9, Lleyton Ratcliffe 9, Cole Werner 7, Austin Cornn 4, Seth Gausman 4, Bill Lynam 2. Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jay Gerkin.Girls ScoresGreensburg 57 South Ripley 41Rushville 61 North Decatur 34Waldron 44 Shelbyville 35SW-Shelby 47 Morristown 40Connersville 73 Grenfield 63
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Batesville, In. — The Southeastern Indiana YMCA challenges local middle school students with the “The Amazing Race” Friday, March 15 from 7 to 9 p.m.Students are invited to bring their teams to the Y for competition, food and prizes. For more information please call 812-934-6006.
Vevay, IN—On Wednesday, Brandon W. Mardis, 26, of Williamstown Ky, was arrested after the conclusion of a joint investigation between the Switzerland County Sheriff’s Office, and the Vevay Police Department Office. Mardis made an appearance in Switzerland Circuit Court on Friday to enter an initial plea on the charges of Attempted Sexual Misconduct with a Minor Level 4 Felony, Child Solicitation Level 4 Felony, and Dissemination of Matter Harmful to a Minor Level 6 felony.Mardis is currently being held on a $10,000 cash bond at the Switzerland Co. Jail.
Small Female Dog-Lost. Brown with some black on her back in the Osgood area. REWARD $200.Call 614-6287 for details.
North Decatur High School Girls Varsity Volleyball beat Jac-Cen-Del High School 3-0. 25-13, 25-21, 25-17.The North Decatur Chargers move to 5-4 on the season! JV also won as well, in 2 quick sets! Jenna Geis had an impressive game at the net tonight hitting 15/17 with 10 kills and 1 solo block! Erika Kramer adder 11 kills, 1 solo block and served 15/15 with 3 aces. Kara Muckerheide once again led our offense setting 94/95 with 33 assists! Rounding out the stats, Madelyn Bohman has 6 kills, Emma Luttel 4 aces, Olivia Bohman 13 digs and Anna Burkhart 8 digs. JV won in 2: 25-14 25-15Lainey Crites played with a lot of hustle and had 12 assists on the night & 4 aces. Caroline Stapp added 7 digs and Erin Schwering has 5 kills! Great pair of wins tonight for the Chargers!Courtesy of Chargers Coach Ashley Gauck.North Decatur Girls 8th Grade Volleyball falls to St. Mary’s School 2-0. 25-14, 25-16.The 8th grade had some good rallies but were unable to come away with the win. Kacie Ogden was the leading server with 8 points in the first match while Alana Osborn served up 6 in the second match. Lexey Simmonds, Ella Kunz and Madison Motz each had a kill.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Becky Bingham.North Decatur Girls 7th Grade Volleyball beat St. Mary’s School 2-0. 25-18, 25-6.The 7th grade Lady Chargers dominated the match with excellent serving. Hannah Gorrell led scoring with 24 pts with 20 aces and no errors. Sydney Rohls also scored 14 pts with 8 aces. Claire Kinker and Ally Whitaker both had strong passing nights with 6 good passes each. Setters Hannah Gorrell and Kelsey Haley set up the leading hitters Sydney Rohls and Kelsey Haley who had 3 kills each. Anna Mauer, Ally Whitaker, Kelsey Haley, Hannah Gorrell all had no missed serves for the match.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Molly Waechter.
William “Bill” Cameron, age 63 of Greendale, Indiana passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 in Greendale, Indiana. Born January 10, 1956 in Hamilton, Ohio the son of Francis and Mary (Lewe) Cameron.Bill married Angela Manganello December 27, 1986. Graduated from Ross High School in 1974 and received his teaching degree from North Kentucky University. Taught at St. Cecilia School in Oakley for many years.Bill is survived by his siblings Kathleen Menninger, Dianne DeSalvo, Eileen (Jack) Tharp and Bob (Patty) Cameron. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.Preceded in death by his parents Francis and Mary Cameron, wife Angela Cameron.Visitation will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until time of Mass at 11:00 A.M. all at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 10010 Carolina Trace Road Harrison, Ohio 45030. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Cincinnati, Ohio.Memorials may be directed to Susan G. Komen c/o Jackman Hensley Funeral Home 215 Broadway Street Harrison, Ohio 45030.
North Decatur High School Girls Varsity Volleyball falls to Hauser Junior-Senior High School 3-0. 25-22, 25-20, 25-23North Decatur falls to Hauser in 3 hard fought sets moving to 3-1 in the conference and 16-7 on the season! We played some great volleyball tonight but ultimately could not hang on to some of the leads we built throughout each set. Hauser has a great program and this match is always a battle.Kara Muckerheide has 23 assists and 15 digs. Erika Kramer 9 kills and 11 dig. Olivia Bohman played well with 20 digs and 6 kills. Caroline Stapp and Madelyn Bohman both adder 3 kills each.JV fell in 2: 24-25 & 16-25.Brittany Krieger has 20 digs, Caroline Stapp 5 kills, Lainey Crites 7 assists and Madelin Hoover & Abby Hartman both added to blocks!Courtesy of Chargers Coach Ashley Gauck.
The Batesville High School Men’s and Women’s Swimming visited Shelbyville High School to compete in the Shelbyville Relay Invitational on Saturday, Jan 14. TEAM SCORESMenShelbyville, 132Yorktown, 114Columbus East, 108Batesville Bulldogs, 82New Castle, 80Pendleton Heights, 68Bishop Chatard, 48WomenPendleton Heights, 138Columbus East, 124Yorktown, 112Shelbyville, 102Bishop Chatard, 54New Castle, 46Batesville Bulldogs, 46BULLDOG WINNERSMen400 Medley Relay — Will Johnson, Benjamin Moster, Ethan Brewer, Sean CallahanNOTABLESUP NEXTThe Batesville Bulldogs swim team will be visiting the Greensburg Pirates for a dual meet on Dec. 17 at Greensburg High School in Greensburg.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Greg McMullen.
Franklin County High School Boys Varsity Tennis falls to Richmond High School 5-0.Varsity:#1 Singles Jack Stirn 6-2, 2-6, 3-6 vs. Kyle Hollingsworth#2 Singles Brant Ertel 3-6, 6-3, 1-6 vs. Joey Chimenti#3 Singles Nick Wendel 3-6, 0-6 vs. Levon Jordan#1 Doubles Lonnie Schwartz & Will Wade 5-7, 5-7 vs. Cliff Hazelbaker & Jaden Hollingsworth#2 Doubles Landen Wuestefeld & Tanner Weartz 2-6, 6-7(4-7) vs. Mark Brunton & Jaime Perez-OrdunoJunior Varsity:Travis Schwartz 2-8 vs. Jackson CornettTravis Schwartz 4-6 vs. Connor DrookCourtesy of Wildcats Coach Dylan Little.The North Decatur Girls Golf team competed at North Branch (Bridge) against Morristown in the first home match of the season. The Chargers came out victorious with a team total of 243-257. Katy Kinker was the match medalist with a score of 52.The team also celebrated the 4 seniors: Katy Kinker, Laronda Schwartz, Kenda Sieg, and Rilie Sieg. Kenda and Rilie each shot their personal best of 65 and 64 respectively.Individual Scores:Katy Kinker: 52Laronda Schwartz: 62Kenda Sieg: 65Rilie Sieg: 64Courtesy of Chargers Coach Madeline Childress.The 7th Grade Batesville Middle School Volleyball team notched their first win of the season by defeating a talented South Ripley squad. Much improvement was displayed in the areas of serving, teamwork, and hustle among all players. Scores were Batesville 25-18; 18-25; 15-7.Reesa Zimmerman scored 8 points including 3 aces while connecting on 12 of 14 serves. Grace Walter contributed 6 service points including 3 aces from the service line to help the team. Walter was also strong at the net with a match-high 8 kills in 13 swings. Zimmerman contributed 4 kills in 7 attempts to spark the offense. Jade Martin, Ashlee Sparks, and Anya Richey turned in solid performances in the back row with scrappy defense in pivotal points of the game. Addison Luers dished out 10 assists from her setting position demonstrating good judgment throughout the match. The team’s record improves to 1-2.The girls will head to Greendale on Thursday and hope to keep the momentum going. Great job, ladies!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Shelly Prickel.The BMS 8th Grade Volleyball team suffered their first loss of the season to South Ripley: 25-24, 25-22.It was a tight match and the team never gave up. Earning top server was Molly Meer with 7 points. Annie Negovetich added 6 points. Eva Struewing & Ava Powner each earned 4 points. Sophie Gesell added 5 kills from the front row. Molly Meer earned 3 kills. While Ava Powner & Annie Negovetch each had 2 kills. Lydia Haskamp had a stuff block.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Angie Ehrman.The North Decatur Lady Chargers 7th grade Volleyball team came from behind to win the game, after losing the 1st match to the St Louis Cardinals 12-25, 25-23, 15-9. They rallied in the 2nd and 3rd match with better serving and communication. The leading server was Joe Whitaker with 6 pts, next was Annie Waechter and Libby Crawford both with 5 pts each.Courtesy of Chargers Coach Molly Waechter.North Decatur Girls 8th Grade Volleyball beat St. Louis 25-13, 25-6.‘Another great victory by the 8th grade Lady Chargers! 2-0 and going strong!’ Chargers Coach Becky Bingham.The St. Louis Lady Cardinals hosted the North Decatur Chargers for our first home games.Our 7th grade game went into 3 sets leaving us a bit short for the win. Playing a solid first game with a final score of 25-12, but falling short the next two with scores of 25-23, and 15-9. Getting SLS points were Gina Grote with 10pts 4 aces, Campbell Miles with 6pts 1 ace, Ella King with 5pts 2 aces, Ava Hollins with 4pts, Bridget Lohmueller with 2pts, and Olivia Leising with 1pt. Nice job ladies.The 8th grade games we fell short in the first two sets. Final scores were 25-13 and 25-6. Scoring points for SLS were Rachel Suttmann with 4pts 2 aces, Ashley Hunter with 2pts 1 ace, Felicity Brelage with 2pts, and both Meg Ritter and Cora Roth bringing 1pt each. North had a really good serving team that was able to place the ball on our court. We kept making adjustments, but in the end it wasn’t enough. Keep working hard ladies the improvements are being made.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Erin Trenkamp.The Batesville JV Football team beat Jennings County Panthers Monday night 14 -12. The Bulldogs started the game off with a long drive that ended with a 1 yard touchdown run by Evan Williamson. Jennings County scored shortly before halftime to make the score 6 -6 at the break.Jennings Co. scored first in the second half to take a 12 – 6 lead but was stopped on the 2 point conversion by a Carter Bohman interception. Batesville tied the score on a great one handed 30 yard TD catch by Jonathan Buschle from QB Chris Lewis. Deacon Hamilton ran in the two point conversion to give the Bulldogs the lead.The Panthers last drive of the night ended with a Buschle interception and the Bulldogs took a knee to run out the clock.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Tony Gausman.The Batesville High School girls’ volleyball team traveled to Franklin County on Tuesday to take on the Wildcats. The reserve team lost in two games, 25-16 and 25-18. Belle Westerfeld went 11 for 11 in serving with two of those serves being aces. Maggie Wilson led the team in serve-receive. The varsity team won in three sets. 25-17, 25-18, and 25-12. The next game will be on Thursday, August 27 at East Central High School. Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Vickie Heil.